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Bothroponera granosa (Roger)

Bothroponera granosa (Roger)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Ponera granosa n. sp., Roger, 1860: 290, worker; in Bothroponera, Mayr, 1962: 717; Arnold, 1926: 201, male) Cape of Good Hope, Drege - no type worker on Antweb (November 2018).
worker and male only described (see Bolton, 1995; where under Pachycondyla) .


{Pachycondyla granosa}Roger's (1860) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1915: 61) gave a translation, as Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) granosa; this is at {original description}. Arnold's description of the male (1926) is at {original description}.


{Pachycondyla granosa male}The photomontage of the Arnold type male is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?name=casent0902472


{Pachycondyla granosa}The photomontage of a worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=sam-hym-c007227b

South Africa: Eastern Cape: Hogsback, Cape Province; 3236'00"S 02656'00"E 1200 m
Collection Information: Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C007227 Date: 24.ii.1994
Collected by: M H Villet

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